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Tue., Jan. 14, 2014, 11:24 a.m.

Idaho making edgy decisions this week on wolves, elk

Bull elk are prized by hunters. (Associated Press)
Bull elk are prized by hunters. (Associated Press)

WILDLIFE -- Who will Idaho wildlife managers irk this week as they try to manage wolves and elk throughout the state?

Idaho Fish, Game walks narrow path to balance elk, wolves
Wolves and elk have complicated the work of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, charged with balancing those populations, and on Thursday, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission will vote on a plan to hire a hunter to remove two wolf packs in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, and a public meeting on the proposal is set for Wednesday in Boise.
--Idaho Statesman




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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